'Grantwriter's Agony'

In a recent post, DrugMonkey writes that he thinks the “worst possible score to receive on your NIH grant application is either ‘Triage’ … [or] ‘Above published or assumed payline.’” He writes that in the case of triage, the fate of the application was determined by only three assigned reviewers. In the case of the second determination, the program is not granted funding, but instead, the score suggests that it “might” be picked up, according to the blogger.

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